Lock Screen Orientation on iPhone / Bloquee la orientación de la pantalla

Does your iPhone screen flip to the side and drive you crazy?  If you prefer to keep the screen only facing one direction, you can lock it.  Follow these steps:

  1. Swipe up from the bottom of your home screen to open the Control Center.
  2. Tap the last icon, next to the Do Not Disturb icon.

That’s it!  Your screen orientation is locked in portrait mode.  If you’d like to lock it in landscape mode, continue with these steps:

How to Turn Off Autocorrect on iPhone and iPad / Cómo desactivar Autocorrección en el iPhone y el iPad

I love reading funny autocorrect stories.  However, I don’t like when they happen to me!  If you want to turn off that feature on your iPhone or iPad, follow these steps:

Find My iPhone / Buscar mi iPhone

My first iPhone was stolen about a month after I bought it.  Naturally, I was upset and wanted to catch the person who stole it and recover my phone.  That’s when I found out about the Find my iPhone app…that I had not installed on my phone.  This is a free app that you must install if you have an iPhone or iPad.

Alternative iPhone Photo Options / Opciones alternatives para tomar fotos en un iPhone

Did you know you don’t have to push the button on the screen to take a picture with an iPhone?  Try these other ways:

  • Volume buttons:  This is the one I use and love.  Push either the up or down volume button on the side of the phone to take a picture.  It sounds like a real camera too.
  • Apple headphones: Use any headphones that have a built-in volume control to take

iPhone Tips You’ll Actually Use

When I first bought my iPhone, I asked the salesman about books or classes that would help me learn how to use it. When he told me that I would figure it out if I played with it, he was right — to an extent. While iPhones are designed to be intuitive, there are lots of tricks and shortcuts that will make using your phone easier and more fun.

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